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Natural disasters threaten Bujumbura

04-24-2019 Many houses have already been destroyed and others are about to collapse in different parts of the economic capital of Burundi. An expert says there has been a poor land management. In Kinanira neighborhood of Muha urban commune, the road is about to be destroyed by a ravine which (...)
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Nyankanda refugee camp opened for Congolese refugees

04-20-2019 A new refugee camp was officially opened this Thursday, 18 April 2019 in Butezi commune of Ruyigi province in the east of Burundi. Nyankanda Refugee camp hosts 300 households with 1162 Congolese mostly women and is established on a perimeter of 77 ha in Munyinya area. Before joining the (...)
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Burundian children victims of external and internal slavery

04-18-2019 While 16April is the International Day for the Abolition of Child Slavery, children in Burundi are still victims of both internal and external slavery. Caritas Niyonkuru, 21 years old and mother of one child was a victim of child slavery in 2015.While she was working as a nanny in (...)
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Gazelle returned to original habitat

04-18-2019 The Ministry of the Environment, Agriculture and Livestock returned on April 17 in the Rusizi Natural Park, a gazelle found on April 16 in Isare commune of Bujumbura province. “The gazelle was wandering in the neighborhoods of Isare. We thank the woman who, instead of slaughtering or selling it, (...)
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Over 5000 SGBV reported cases not brought to justice

04-17-2019 The report of ‘Zero Tolerance’ to Sexual and Gender Based Violence’ campaign reveals that more than 9500 cases of SGBV were reported in 2018, but only 4004 have been brought to justice from 2016 to 2018. Victims of SGBV in Kayanza province The Zero Tolerance Campaign is the seventh (...)
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Teaching staff required to wear wrapper on World Labor Day

04-12-2019 Janvière Ndirahisha, Minister of Education urges all civil servants from her institution to prepare for the World Labor Day celebrated on 1 May. In a note issued on 11 April, Minister Ndirahisha says each civil servant must contribute an amount of BIF 18,500 to buy a wrapper that they (...)
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Women urged to join parties to be sufficiently represented in decision-making

04-12-2019 Women leaders urge other women to join political parties to be adequately represented in decision-making bodies. They believe that responsibility positions are occupied by influential members of political parties. Women leaders regret that women are not adequately represented. According to a study conducted by Women and Peace Network, “women (...)
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Floods threaten Buterere inhabitants

04-11-2019 Some inhabitants of Buterere neighborhood especially in Kinyankonge area say they are threatened by floods. They say they live in fear every time it rains because Kinyankonge river flows into their households and fields. Zainabu Baricako, a mother of four children, says whenever she goes to do her business, (...)
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10% of water sources dried up in Burundi

04-11-2019 Gaspard Ntakimazi, expert in hydrobiology says it is normal that water fountains get dry while others continue to dry up following climate changes. “We were not accustomed to water sources that dry up in the country but this used to happen in other countries throughout the world,” he says (...)
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Cibitoke population faces shortage of clean water crisis

04-10-2019 Shortage of safe drinking water in Cibitoke province has been observed in many communes of this western province since early March 2019. They call on the Burundian company in charge of supplying water and electricity- REGIDESO to handle the issue before they catch diseases caused by the lack of (...)
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